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ftp_nlist

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ftp_nlistReturns a list of files in the given directory

Description

array ftp_nlist ( resource $ftp_stream , string $directory )

Parameters

ftp_stream

The link identifier of the FTP connection.

directory

The directory to be listed. This parameter can also include arguments, eg. ftp_nlist($conn_id, "-la /your/dir"); Note that this parameter isn't escaped so there may be some issues with filenames containing spaces and other characters.

Return Values

Returns an array of filenames from the specified directory on success or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_nlist() example

<?php

// set up basic connection
$conn_id ftp_connect($ftp_server);

// login with username and password
$login_result ftp_login($conn_id$ftp_user_name$ftp_user_pass);

// get contents of the current directory
$contents ftp_nlist($conn_id".");

// output $contents
var_dump($contents);

?>

The above example will output something similar to:

array(3) {
  [0]=>
  string(11) "public_html"
  [1]=>
  string(10) "public_ftp"
  [2]=>
  string(3) "www"

See Also

  • ftp_rawlist() - Returns a detailed list of files in the given directory

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